principle of legality

Principle of Legality (Criminal Law)

Table of Contents Principle of LegalityInternational instrumentsMunicipal provisionRelating this principle to our socio-political reality. Principle of Legality The principle of legality represents the standard of living that is expected of a criminal statute. It is captured in the Latin phrase “Nullum crimen sine lege, nulla poena sine” which roughly translates as “No crime or punishment …

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Death Penalty (Capital Punishment – Criminal Law)

Table of Contents Death Penalty/ Capital PunishmentAbolitionist on Death PenaltyRetentionist – Why some insist that the death penalty should stay Death Penalty/ Capital Punishment Should the death penalty be withdrawn or upheld in Nigeria? What do you think? This post considers the death penalty. For decades, the quest to achieve the maintenance of peace & …

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Section 22-36 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act

Table of Contents Section 22-36 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 22 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 23 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 24 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 25 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 26 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 27 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 28 of …

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Section 17 to 21 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act

Table of Contents Section 17,18,19,20,21 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 17 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 18 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 19 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 20 of the Nigerian Criminal Code ActSection 21 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act Section 17,18,19,20,21 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act Section …

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Schedule VII to the Nigerian Constitution 1999

Table of Contents Seventh Schedule to the Nigerian Constitution, 1999OathsOaths of AllegianceOath of Office of PresidentOath of Office of Governor of a StateOath of Office of Vice-President, Deputy Governor, Minister, Commissioner or Special AdviserOath of a Member of the National Assembly or of a House of AssemblyJudicial Oath Seventh Schedule to the Nigerian Constitution, 1999 …

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Schedule VI to the Nigerian Constitution 1999

Table of Contents Sixth Schedule to the Nigerian Constitution, 1999Election TribunalsA-National Assembly Election TribunalB – Governorship and Legislative House Election Tribunal Sixth Schedule to the Nigerian Constitution, 1999 Election Tribunals A-National Assembly Election Tribunal (1) A National Assembly Election Tribunal shall consist of a Chairman and four other members.(2) The Chairman shall be a Judge …

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